CSIT accepting applications for Clean Tech program that will provide grants of up to $250K

The New Jersey Commission on Science, Innovation and Technology announced it is accepting applications for its $2.5 million Pilot Clean Tech Demonstration Program.

CSIT officials said this competitive program will support New Jersey companies accelerating the commercialization and deployment of innovative clean energy technologies. Specifically, the program will provide grants of up to $250,000 each to help startups develop technologies intended to create a cleaner and greener future for New Jersey.

Funding for the program is being provided by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities.

The application is a two-step process (with an approaching deadline):

  • Submit a pre-application to get a submission code by Dec. 30;
  • Complete the full application no later than Feb. 3, 2023.

For more information and to apply, click here.

The Pilot Clean Tech Demonstration Program supports clean technology businesses that have existing prototypes of their technologies and are ready to validate them in a real-world setting. Awardees can use the funding for such costs as testing and validating technological performance at customer sites, travel, equipment purchase, licensing and patent fees. A complete list of acceptable uses is available here.

CSIT recently hosted an informational webinar on the Pilot Clean Tech Demonstration Program. A link to that recording, along with a copy of the materials presented, can be found here.